Bye-bye blackbird – or in this case myna

Common Mynas Acrodotheres tristis were introduced to Seychelles in the late 19th century, allegedly to control insect pests, but increasing evidence implicated them in interference, or worse, to some of Seychelles’ endangered endemic birds. Following the eradication of rats and cats from Denis Island in the early 2000s the island was deemed suitable as an … More Bye-bye blackbird – or in this case myna